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FUNDS: Prins Foundation Postdoctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating Scholars at the Center for Jewish History (deadline extended)

The application deadline for the Prins Foundation Postdoctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating Scholars at the Center for Jewish History has been extended to February 10. Full application guidelines are posted at www.fellowships.cjh.org.

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 9 January - 16 January 2017

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 9 January 2017 to 16 January 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CFP: The Demos and the Market: Economic Populism and Popular Economism as Past and Future (GSA Seminar)

The last year has seen a series of movements given the vague label of "populism.” The successes of Alternative für Deutschland, the Brexiteers and Donald Trump—following earlier victories of Syriza and Podemos--have led some to declare an age of populism. This seminar seeks to historicize the present. It will scrutinize the ways that simplifications of economic problems mobilized mass society in the 20th and early 21st century, and what contradictions these simplifications concealed.

CFP: The Center for Austrian Studies and the Society for Austrian and Habsburg History at the Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference

Call for Papers:

The Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota and the Society for Austrian and Habsburg History at the Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 26-29, 2017

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Sagi Schaefer
Reviewer: 
Jason Johnson

Johnson on Schaefer, 'States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany'


Sagi Schaefer. States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-967238-7.

Reviewed by Jason Johnson (Trinity University)
Published on H-German (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Stephen Brockmann
Reviewer: 
Hunter Bivens

Bivens on Brockmann, 'The Writers' State: Constructing East German Literature, 1945-1959'


Stephen Brockmann. The Writers' State: Constructing East German Literature, 1945-1959. Suffolk: Camden House, 2015. 380 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-953-5.

Reviewed by Hunter Bivens (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Published on H-German (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Of Broken Spines and Difficult Beginnings

Author: 
Joy Haslam Calico
Reviewer: 
Mark Berry

Berry on Calico, 'Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw" in Postwar Europe'


Joy Haslam Calico. Arnold Schoenberg's "A Survivor from Warsaw" in Postwar Europe. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. 272 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28186-8.

Reviewed by Mark Berry (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Published on H-German (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Malte Zierenberg
Reviewer: 
Matthew Berg

Berg on Zierenberg, 'Berlin's Black Market: 1939-1950'


Malte Zierenberg. Berlin's Black Market: 1939-1950. Worlds of Consumption Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Illustrations. 292 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-01774-1.

Reviewed by Matthew Berg (John Carroll University)
Published on H-German (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Andrew Wackerfuss
Reviewer: 
Alex Burkhardt

Burkhardt on Wackerfuss, 'Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement'


Andrew Wackerfuss. Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2015. 352 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-939594-05-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-939594-04-4.

Reviewed by Alex Burkhardt (University of St Andrews)
Published on H-German (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Author: 
Bronson Long
Reviewer: 
Julia Wambach

Wambach on Long, 'No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957'


Bronson Long. No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957. Rochester: Camden House, 2015. 268 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-915-3.

Reviewed by Julia Wambach (University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-German (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Debarati Sanyal
Reviewer: 
Brenda D. Melendy

Melendy on Sanyal, 'Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance'


Debarati Sanyal. Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. viii + 341 pp. $37.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-6548-0; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-6547-3.

Reviewed by Brenda D. Melendy (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)
Published on H-German (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Fields of Resonance: Collapsing Memories of War and Genocide

Author: 
Jeffry M. Diefendorf, Janet Ward, eds.
Reviewer: 
Shelley Rose

Rose on Diefendorf and Ward, 'Transnationalism and the German City'


Jeffry M. Diefendorf, Janet Ward, eds. Transnationalism and the German City. New York: Palgrave Macmillan US, 2014. ix + 277 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-39016-5.

Reviewed by Shelley Rose (Cleveland State University)
Published on H-German (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Transnational Meets Local in the German City

Author: 
Dan Stone
Reviewer: 
Michael Westrate

Westrate on Stone, 'Goodbye to all that?: The Story of Europe since 1945'


Dan Stone. Goodbye to all that?: The Story of Europe since 1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. xxvii + 379 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-969771-7.

Reviewed by Michael Westrate (Villanova University)
Published on H-German (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

The Rise and Fall of the Antifascist Consensus: Stability and Instability in Postwar Europe

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